David Gritten

David Gritten

David Gritten was Saga Magazine’s film critic for 13 years and also writes for the Daily Telegraph. He lived and worked in Los Angeles for 10 years, and edited Halliwell’s film guide for 2008-09. Fred Astaire, Billy Wilder, Martin Scorsese and Pedro Almodóvar are among his film heroes.



Latest Articles from David

Everybody Wants Some!!
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Film review: Everybody Wants Some!!

David Gritten reviews Richard Linklater’s light-hearted university days movie.

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A scene from Our Kind of Traitor. Photo by Jaap Buitendijk
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Film review: Our Kind of Traitor

The latest film adaptation of a John le Carré work.

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A scene from Knight of Cups © Dogwood Pictures, LLC
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Film review: Knight of Cups

Knight of Cups is the latest film from revered director Terrence Malick.

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Elizabeth Olsen as Audrey Williams and Tom Hiddleston as Hank Williams. Photo by Sam Emerson, Courtesy of Sony Pictures.
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Film review: I Saw The Light

Tom Hiddleston gets under the skin of country music legend Hank Williams.

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A scene from the film 'Miles Ahead'. Photo by Brian Douglas
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Film review: Miles Ahead

Don Cheadle’s film about jazz virtuoso Miles Davis is no routine biopic.

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THE JUNGLE BOOK (Pictured) MOWGLI and BALOO. ©2016 Disney Enterprises, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
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Film review: The Jungle Book

Our film critic applauds the new live-action version of The Jungle Book.

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A scene from the film Midnight Special © 2014 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.
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Film review: Midnight Special

"Midnight Special will end up as one of my favourite films of the year."

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A scene from Eddie the Eagle, starring Taron Edgerton  and Hugh Jackman.
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Film review: Eddie the Eagle

A film about the unlikely 80s ski star is moving despite fictional additions.

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A scene from the Chilean film El Club (The Club).
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Film review: The Club

The Club is a riveting experience, and a jolting one, says David Gritten.

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